Identifying Farmed Salmon- A video guide

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Ayrshire Rivers Trust has produced a video guide detailing the key indicators that can be used to distinguish farmed from wild salmon. The latest escape of salmon from the Carradle fish farm are beginning to turn up in our rivers so keep an eye out for them. Under the Conservation Regulations introduced in 2016 by […]

Wild or Farmed?

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Ayrshire Rivers Trust received a video call today from an angler who had just caught a salmon on the Irvine that he thought may be a farmed fish escaped from Carradale 3 weeks ago. Impressed   by his ingenuity we  quickly were able to confirm that indeed this was an escaped farmed salmon and it […]

Doon Fishing

Triennial Elections to the Doon DSFB UPDATED

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Despite the current ‘lock down’ restrictions, the Doon DSFB must continue to meet the legislative requirements of a District SalmonFishery Board and are thus unable to delay this meeting until a later date. Triennial Doon Meeting.  The details are as follows: Date of Meeting:                                 Thursday 30th April 2020 Venue:                                                 By Video Call The number for […]

Doon Fishing

Angling during ‘Lock Down’

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We have been contacted by several angling clubs on whether angling is permitted at the current time. The Government announcement on the 23rd of March included the following: The only permissible reasons to leave your home are as follows: -to shop for basic necessities and that should be limited to once a day -to take […]